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  Lime Springs - The Howard County Community Foundation held its annual grant awards ceremony on April 25, announcing the distribution of $99,193 in grants to 52 area nonprofits and government agencies.  “The work these deserving organizations do to create a stronger county is critical to making...
[Editor’s Note: On Jan. 10, 2017, Shellie Gossman found out she had breast cancer. She is sharing her journey with Times Plain Dealer  readers.]   CRESCO - My fifth treatment of Taxol only was on March 6. Same side effects of  nausea, headache, bloody nose, very dry skin, cold hands, no taste, and...
  CRESCO - It is an ongoing problem. Individuals are dumping non-biodegradeable waste at the Cresco yardwaste site, which is against the city’s ordinance.  Each year, Council looks at possible solutions. Several ideas were presented by Public Works Director Rod Freidhof at the May 1 City Council...
  Decorah -Tri-state Thunder Vets, a Thunder Rode service of Veterans assisting Veterans, in conjunction with Disabled American Veterans Chapter 8, Marion E. Jerome Foundation and SODEXO, are hosting a Veterans and Families Appreciation Summit on Saturday, May 20, from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Aaron...
  Howard County - Judges for the 2017 Mirror Image, Mother-Daughter Look-A-Like Contest had one of their toughest jobs to date. Twenty-two mother-daughter duos submitted their photos making it very hard on those picking the winners.  The winners for this year’s contest were Beth Pickar and her 17-...
  CRESCO - Approximately 250 fifth grade students visited the Norman Borlaug boyhood farm, near Protivin, south of Cresco, Friday during Inspire Education Day. Inspire Education Day, held in the fall and again in the spring, features workshops in the fields of science and social studies for area...
  Northeast Iowa - Two million dogs are stolen each year. That’s 5,400 per day. Dog thefts aren’t isolated to the city or someone else’s neighborhood. A series of dog thefts have left northeast Iowa, southern Minnesota and southeast, Wisconsin pet owners wondering what, if anything, can be done to...
  Winneshiek County - According to a press release from the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office, an overloaded semi crossed Daley’s Bridge, northeast of Cresco, on Friday, May 5. The Iowa State Patrol received a call at 9:14 a.m., with officer Solberg responding. The driver of a 2016 Mack tractor/...
  Winneshiek County - On Thursday, May 4, around 9:15 a.m., the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s office was involved in a high-speed chase, which started in West Union and ended in a field east of Protivin. According to the report, a West Union Police Department Officer attempted to initiate a felony...
  CRESCO - There’s always that one person.  Something needs to be done and that person is right there to spearhead a project or help in any way possible. That person is there through thick and thin being a cheerleader for anything and everything. For Cresco, that person has been Ken Becker, and he...

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